In Ghana, Grundfos SafeWater, in collaboration with Global Water Center (GWC) and their partners, is addressing both unemployment and inadequate water infrastructure simultaneously. Their ambitious strategy involves training young Ghanaians to become certified technicians capable of maintaining the country’s water systems.

According to the World Bank, in 2021, Ghana’s youth unemployment rate was 19.7%, with an even higher rate of 32.8% among the younger age group (15-24). Equipping these young individuals with the necessary skills is vital in addressing the water access crisis, as over 26% of Ghanaians (more than eight million people) lack access to safe drinking water.

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